Thursday, February 9, 2012

News Of the Day 9 Feb 2012

Here are some quick news hits for you, courtesy of my various feeds, e-mails and web wanderings!

Thank - the Prop 8 Couple and congratulate them at this happy time!

Planned Parenthood Saved Me - People tell their stories of how PP impacted or even saved their lives.

Uganda Gay Death Penalty Bill Back on Table - This bill is back from 2009 and again in 2010. I swear it seems like they are waiting for the first opportunity when the world is not watching...

PSA - How to Be a Good Ally - done with solid information and a good bit of humor.

Social Security Appeals Reached New Record in 2011 - remember to appeal if your SSDI claim is denied!

HBO to Air New Film Tackling Disability Caregiving - I will not focus much on caregivers here, but this looks interesting. I will catch it if I remember!

Miss Deaf America Upset to be Unseen at Superbowl - really people? Did they not understand that she uses a visual style of communication and needs to be seen? Really?!? Petition can be found at the link.

CNN - Fire Roland Martin - Martin made a homophobic crack during the Superbowl, but claimed it was just about... soccer? Petition available if you think differently.

Get Involved - at the National Partnership for Women and Families.

Extend the Unemployment Lifeline - automatic letters courtesy the SEIU.

Find out - if your Senators and Representatives support the "Buffett Rule."


  1. Thanks for the How to be a Good Ally PSA link. There's some really good information there, and I think it's presented very well.

    1. I thought it was pretty good, I am glad you liked it!


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